How to enter for WorldStar

The 2017 Awards are now open for entry! Packages winning in a recognised competition in 2015 and 2016 are eligible to enter the 2017 Awards.

Please read the information below before proceeding to registration.

Before you enter the online entry system it is advisable to have the following details ready:

  1. Payment details - Bank Transfer or Credit Card.  If you wish to pay by Amex please contact angie.hamilton@iom3.org with details. The bank transfer details are given immediately after your entry is submitted online. If you require the bank transfer details before submitting your entry please contact rachel.bayswater@iom3.org

  2. Up to 2 digital images (minimum of 300 dpi per image,  width 6cm, height 5cm). of your pack, maximum combined file size 1MB in jpeg format.  Images less than 300 dpi will not be accepted.  Please liase with yout IT department if you are unsure.

  3. A maximum of 50 words explaining why your pack is a winner.

  4. Additional words should you have a further explanation - a maximum of 50 words. This is optional.  Please note: we do not allow videos and it is not necessary to provide the physical pack.

  5. Your VAT registration number  (for European countries)

NB:   Postal entries will not be accepted into the competition.  Do not send packaging samples.

WPO member organisations entering on behalf of  companies in their country may need guidance.  Please contact Rachel  Bayswater - email rachel.bayswater@iom3.org Phone +44 (0) 1476 513885


Conditions of Entry

Eligibility

The WorldStar competition will be open for entry during June 2016 to any pack or packaging material that has won a recognised domestic or international award (PDF 98k) related to packaging in 2015 or 2016.  The pack or packaging material may not have been submitted for consideration in an earlier WorldStar Program.  The pack must also be on sale in the market place, prototypes are not accepted.

The closing date for the 2017 awards will be late September/early October - actual date to be announced in June 2016

Fees

The entry fee is €650 for the first entry.  The fee for any additional packs is €500 each.    

Entry procedure

Complete the online entry form, including payment details.  Payment may be made by bank transfer or credit card. Cheques will not be accepted.

Images

Please ensure you upload up to 2 digital images, with maximum combined file size of 1MB in Jpeg format (minimum 300 dpi each image, width 6cm, height 5cm).  The images must show a good representation of the features of the pack and will be used in the judging process.

Judging

The judging panel for the 2017 awards will meet in Austria during November 2016.   The jury's decision will be final. The jury has the right to exclude entries which do not meet the conditions of entry.  The jury has the right to move a pack to a different category


PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU READ THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ENTRY BEFORE PROCEEDING TO ONLINE REGISTRATION

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